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This new luxury first floor apartment is south facing and is located in a quiet conservation area in the historic market town of Kendal close to all local amenities, and is well situated for exploring the Lakes. Allocated private parking is provided. The apartment is very well equipped with good quality furnishings and offers a high standard of comfort and cleanliness. Consisting of the following rooms: Hallway, Large tastefully decorated true Lounge/Diner incorporating comfortable seating for four people, dining table and four chairs, Panasonic Viera LCD TV/DVD and CD player, large patio doors leading out on to the Balcony where you can sit and enjoy a glass of wine with a sunny aspect and views of Kendal Castle and beyond. There is a separate high spec kitchen equipped with modern conveniences. The good sized bathroom has a bath with overhead power shower and a large storage cupboard. There are 2 Bedrooms, Bedroom 1 has 2 single beds and Bedroom 2 has 1 double bed.
Sporting Activities: There are two golf courses within a few minutes drive, Kendal Golf Club and Carus Green Golf Club, alternatively there is Windermere Golf club which is approximately a 15 minute drive. A full set of mens and a half set of ladies clubs are available for use from the owners of the apartment. Please advise upon booking. Pitch and Putt is available at the park which is a two minute walk from the apartment. There are swimming/ spa facilities at the hotel located round the corner from the apartment. Horse riding is available in the village of Natland a five minute drive away. Cycling paths are available throughout the Lake District. Grizedale forest is a great day out for the more energetic whether it be walking or cycling there is something for everyone. For all other sporting facilities further details can be found in the folder in the apartment.
Where to Go in Kendal and The Lakes: A detailed programme of events is available for viewing in the apartment. (Please, contact owner for more information). There are weekly markets that take place every Wednesday and Saturday in the market place together with a special Farmers Market which proves very popular and this is staged every last Friday of the month. The Brewery Arts Centre is a good venue for live concerts, cinema, restaurant and outside entertainment. Kendal is also home to the Quaker Tapestry Exhibition, Abbot Hall Art Gallery, K Shoes and the famous Kendal Mint Cake. Wordworth's homes Dove Cottage Grasmere and Rydal Mount are approximately a 30 minute drive away. Beatrix Potters house is at Hill Top in Sawrey, and the Beatrix Potter Exhibition in Bowness is a great experience. Blackwell Arts & Craft Home between Bowness and Newby Bridge. John Ruskin's beautiful home at Brantwood Coniston. On Lake coniston ride the Gondola steamboat and visit the Donald Campbell Museum.
Eating Out: Kendal is known for it's many restaurants, coffee shops, bakeries, deli's, bars. One of the best pubs in town The Castle Inn is located just around the corner from the apartment together with the opening of the Grade II listed Castle Diary which is open for light lunches, afternoon teas and evening meals (the oldest building in town and a very historical setting). There is also an excellent choice of takeaway food for those wishing to relax at home after a long days walking/cycling.
If eating in is your preference there are several supermarkets in Kendal. Morrison's and Aldi are the closest to the apartment and only two minutes away by car. There is also a petrol station at Morrisons. Dominoes Pizza, The Cottage fish & chip shop, Eastern Balti takeaway are also a two minute walk from the apartment.
Bedroom 1. Sunny aspect with views towards Kendal Castle and beyond. Good quality furniture includes two single beds with quality matresses, double wardrobe, chest of drawers and bedside table and lamp. Also included is an alarm clock, CD player, iPod docking station, electric fan and hairdryer. Quality bedlinen and towels together with Goose feather & down duvets with a choice of pillows for comfort.
Bedroom 2. Laura Ashley double bed, good quality furniture comprises of wardrobe and chest of drawers including lamp and alarm clock. A hairdryer is also included together with quality bedlinen and towels. Goose feather & down duvet together with a choice of pillows for comfort....moreless
Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower
Large storage cupboard for robes, washbags etc....moreless
The bathroom is modern with Italian porcelain tiles around the bath and sink area. There is a spacious bath including fixtures and fittings from Gustavsberg (Villeroy & Boch Company) with an overhead power shower. Light sunny aspect with good lighting and large mirror. A large separate storage cupboard is available in the bathroom for hanging robes, wash bags etc. Large towel rail above the bath allows for easy access to towels whilst bathing/showering, a heated towel rail is also available. Towels are provided along with Molton Brown toiletries....moreless
The apartment is situated on the first floor and is not suitable for unsupervised young children. Therefore, children under the age of six are not permitted as the apartment is not equipped with child safety features. There is one flight of stairs which are very wide with easy access but unsuitable for disabled guests or individuals with walking difficulties.
The car parking space is adjacent to the property and is situated within a private cul de sac alongside the landscaped gardens. A second parking space can be agreed if required at the time of booking for guests arriving with more than one car....moreless
A selection of tour guides/maps/books on walks and drives in The Lake District are available for our guests use. Upmarket magazines are also available....moreless
Books For Adults
A DVD/CD player together with a selection of DVD's and CD's are available for guests....moreless
A selection of games/quiz information are available for guests use....moreless
Games For Kids
A selection of CD's are available for guests use....moreless
An ipod docking station and CD player is available within bedroom one. There is another CD player available in the lounge as part of the DVD station....moreless
A Panasonic Viera 32 inch TV with Freeview channels is available....moreless
A number of games/books are available for both children and grown ups....moreless
Sports & Activities
Local Services & Businesses
Sports & Adventure Activities
Golf Privileges Optional
Hunting Small Game
Seating for 4 people
An electric cooling fan is available for use during the warmer months....moreless
A standalone clothes airer is provided. There is also a dedicated drying area available within the grounds of the property....moreless
Central Heating is available within every room in the apartment....moreless
Large lounge incorporating 2 large sofas, coffee table, side table, dining table and 4 chairs. TV & DVD player. Balcony is accessed from the lounge. with a further table and 2 outside chairs....moreless
Local Activities Guide
Local Restaurant Guide
A secure private parking space is available within the grounds of the complex....moreless
There is a mobile phone available for making local calls. Foreign guests have found this to be very useful to avoid hefty roaming charges normally associated with holidays abroad....moreless
Quality towels are provided, one bath and one hand towel per person. If staying for longer than 3 nights towels are replaced....moreless
4 Ring Stove
An abundance of cooking utensils are available for guests use....moreless
Dishes & Utensils:
An abundance of dishes and cooking utensils are available for guests use. A selection of glassware for all events is catered for....moreless
Full size freezer is available for the guests use....moreless
Choice of tea/coffee.
Choice of cereals
All condiments e.g. salt/pepper sugar sauces cooking oils. Kitchen roll, dishcloths, tea towels all washing/cleaning liquids. Complimentary wine/milk/juice...moreless
Full size refrigerator is available for the guests use...moreless
Early Summer DISC FOR 2 PEOPLE May 1 - Jul 2, 2015 3 night min stay
£98 Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Summer Peak Season Jul 3 - Aug 31, 2015 4 night min stay
£110 Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Autumn DISCOUNT FOR 2 PERSONS Sep 1 - Oct 22, 2015 3 night min stay
£98 Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
October Half Term Oct 23 - Nov 1, 2015 4 night min stay
Late Autumn/Winter DISC for 2 Nov 2 - Dec 22, 2015 3 night min stay
£98 Fri, Sat, Sun
Christmas & New Year Dec 23 - Jan 4, 2016 4 night min stay
£110 Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Winter 2016 Jan 5 - Mar 24, 2016 3 night min stay
£90 Thu, Fri, Sat
Easter 2016 Mar 25 - Apr 3, 2016 4 night min stay
£110 Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Spring 2016 DISCOUNT FOR 2 PER Apr 4 - Apr 30, 2016 3 night min stay
£105 Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
My Standard Rate 3 night min stay
£95 Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage Deposit£100
No additional mandatory fees
The apartment is a non smoking establishment
No pets allowed.
Children under the age of six are not accepted due to the proximity of the apartment which is situated on the first floor with a balcony.
No large vans are allowed within the private parking area
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A great location on the edge of town. The popular market town of Kendal effortlessly combines the cosmopolitan with the traditional. There's also a great choice of restaurants, coffee shops, bars and pubs all within a few minutes walking distance. Within a radius of just a few hundred metres of Drysalter's there is a convenience store/newsagent, DVD rental shop, off licence, a popular gym/spa and a super laundry shop, Kendal Museum, Quaker Tapestry exhibition, art galleries and plenty of wonderful walks around the old town. Kendal railway station, where the local train service runs from early morning to late at night for visits to Windermere, also the Main Coast Line. There is a direct link to Manchester Airport which takes approximately 90 minutes. The Lake District National Park is only 3 miles away and there are lots of day trips and things to explore including the Beatrix Potter exhibition and her original home and the Lakeland Steamers to view the Lakes in all their glory.
Golf: There are two golf clubs within a five minute drive of the apartment. Kendal Golf club and Carus Green Golf club. Also, there is Windermere Golf club which is a 15 minute drive away.
A full set of mens clubs and a half set of ladies clubs are available for use from the owners of the apartment. Please request upon booking.
Ski: There is a Dry Ski Slope within walking distance for the more energetic opening times autumn/late winter only.
Alternatively, during the winter months depending on the snow levels Kirkstone and the surrounding hills enjoy a varied ski season. Fantastic skiing during Dec/Jan 2010 where our guests enjoyed hitting the slopes.
Year Purchased: 2009
About the owner: Caroline purchased Drysalters apartment as a rental business in 2009. After living in Kendal for most of my life I wanted other people to enjoy this beautiful historic market town as we have done over the years.
Why the Owner Chose Kendal: Purely it's fantastic location!!
The lovely views from the property and the easy access to everywhere together with the allocated private parking.
The property is situated in a conservation area of Kendal. Close enough for all local amenities and a 5-10 minute stroll into town. Located within a private cul-de-sac within a quiet area but with several amenites just around the corner.
The Unique Benefits at this Apartment: Location and easy access to all areas of 'The Lakes'.
Allocated private parking adjacent to the apartment.
Owner organises all aspects from initial booking, meeting guests upon arrival/departure. I personally look after the property and do not use other agents therefore ensuring that everything is properly organised and the cleaning is all done by myself ensuring a high standard of cleanliness.
The owner lives within close proximity and is therefore available to deal with any queries that should arise during a guests stay.